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Charles Randolph is a producer and writer known for The Big Short (2015), The Life of David Gale (2003), Love & Other Drugs (2010).

Born: April 17, 1968. Adam McKay is a producer, director and writer known for The Other Guys (2010), Vice (I) (2018), Ant-Man (2015).

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Based on the true story of four outsiders who saw what the big banks, media and government refused to: the global collapse of the economy. A bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of banking, where everyone and everything is in question.

Did you find it odd that when the tech bubble burst in 2001 the housing market in San Jose, the tech center of the world, went up?

Michael Burry,
pg. 9 : scene 12

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